Censorship of Historical Thought: A World Guide, 1945-2000

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1971–79Among the thousands of refugees under President Idi Amin's rule (January 1971–April 1979) was Semakula Kiwanuka (1939–), history professor at the Makerere University history department, Kampala.
In the same period, British historian and school director Graham Heddle was sent to a school in a remote area, reportedly because he was white. Later he went to Gambia, where he worked for another six years. He then returned to the United Kingdom.
1972Historian James Bertin Webster (1927–), former lecturer at Ibadan University, Nigeria, (until 1967) and professor at the Makerere University history department (1967–72), left Uganda after Idi Amin's coup. He went to Chancellor College, University of Malawi, where he became full professor and head of the department of history and government.
1973–In April 1973 Kenyan scholar Ali Mazrui (1933–), professor and head of the department of political science and public administration at Makerere University (1963–73), left Uganda because of "restrictions on academic freedom and the insecurity of faculty members and students". Under the previous government, he had been publicly denounced by President Milton Obote for his support of an imprisoned editor. A specialist in the contemporary history of Africa and editor of volume 8 (Africa since 1935) of the UNESCO General History of Africa (1993), he became professor of political science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States (1974–91),

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Abbreviations xv
  • Introduction 1
  • A 39
  • B 59
  • C 88
  • D 188
  • E 191
  • F 202
  • G 212
  • H 254
  • I 269
  • J 310
  • K 321
  • L 335
  • M 339
  • N 358
  • P 370
  • Q 409
  • R 410
  • S 424
  • T 456
  • U 476
  • V 598
  • Y 604
  • Z 620
  • Person Index 627
  • Subject Index 665
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